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 Hilary Akromis 33
Hilary Akromis
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Churchill

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

As a freshman (1999-00): Was one of two freshmen (Stasha Richards) on roster...Named first-team Academic All-Big 12...Also named to the Dean?s List in the fall...Started in 16 games as a redshirt freshman...Averaged 14.7 minutes a game in non-conference action and 2.79 a game in Big 12 play...Finished the season 19-21 (.905) from the free throw line...Led the team in rebounding against Southwest Texas State and Texas Tech and in both rebounding and scoring against Missouri...Scored in double figures in six games...Averaged 5.9 points and 4.6 rebounds a game...Also named to Baylor?s 3.4 Club for maintaining at least a cumulative 3.4 grade point average throughout their Baylor academic and athletic career.

As a freshman (1998-99): Sat out as a medical redshirt with a back injury sustained just before reporting to Baylor...Named to Big 12 Commissioner?s Honor Roll, Athletic Director?s Honor Roll.

Before Baylor: Summer before coming to Baylor, Hilary played in the Texas High School Girls Coaches Association All-Star basketball game...Was on the South Team that won the game in overtime by two points...Earned Most Valuable Player honors....Scored 14 points while pulling down 10 rebounds...Joined on the South team by Baylor teammates Danielle Crockrom and Eboni Hammond....Came to Baylor from San Antonio?s Winston Churchill High School...Three-sport letterwinner (basketball, volleyball, softball)...Graduated cum laude with a 93 GPA...Four-year member of National Honor Society...Four-year starter in basketball...Coached by Cheryl Moonen in high school...All-time leading scorer and rebounder at Churchill HS...Scored 17.8 ppg (1,744 pts), 12.4 rebounds (1,435), 5.3 steals and 3.8 assists for career...Led the Lady Chargers to regional finals and 28-6 record, deepest playoff run in school history...Named USA Today?s All-American Team (honorable mention)...As a senior earned first-team all-region, TABC first-team All-State, TGCA third-team All-State and TGCA All-Star...Four-time all-district and all-city honoree...Made second- team all-district her freshman season and first-team the next three years...Was honorable mention all-city as a freshman, second-team all-city for sophomore and junior season and first-team as a senior...Also earned all-district and all-city honors for volleyball and softball...Lettered three times in volleyball and twice in softball.

Personal: Full name is Hilary Lynne Akromis..Nickname is ?Hil?...Daughter of Greg and Cathy Akromis of San Antonio...Father played basketball for four years at Texas A&M- Kingsville...Born November 19, 1979 in San Antonio...Has a younger brother Preston (13)...Majoring in health and human performance at Baylor...Wants to be a high school or college coach...Selected Baylor over Texas A&M, TCU and North Texas...Chose Baylor because of the family atmosphere and the fact that everyone took an interest in her, not only as an athlete but as a student...Hobbies include working out, playing all sports, going to the lake, watching movies and watching SportsCenter.

More facts:
Double-figure scoring games - 6 in 1999-00; 6 in career.
Double-figure rebounding games - 2 in 1999-00; 2 in career.
Double-doubles - 1 in 1999-00; 1 in career.
20-point games - N/A.

More on Hilary...
Here?s her favorites:

WNBA team - Houston Comets
WNBA player - Cynthia Cooper
Singer - George Strait, Goo Goo Dolls
Actor - Mel Gibson
Actress - Julia Roberts
Movie - Titanic
TV Show - Friends
Book - Scarlet Letter
Music - Alternative, country & R&B
Food - Mexican
My most-prized possession - My relationships with God and family.
Words to live by - Success comes only through hard work and perseverance.
The team comedian is - Sheila Lambert
Most under-recognized player - Eboni Hammond
Most-competitive player is - Nicole Collins
To prepare for games I usually - Mentally think I?m going to do great and ask God for the strength to keep me going.
If I weren?t playing collegiate basketball I?d be - Playing intramural sports and maintaining a good GPA.
I picked jersey #33 because - It?s my favorite number and I?ve had it since middle school.
What motivates me for a game - God, family, friends, coaches and winning.

Akromis? Career Stats

Years G-GSFG-FGA

3pt. FG-FGA

FG%FT-FTAFT%REB-AVGTP-AVGABSMIN
99-0027-1660-198

21-77

.30319-21.905123-4.6160-5.957423614-22.7
Totals27-1660-198

21-77

.30319-21.905123-4.6160-5.957423614-22.7

1999-00 Season Highs

Pts19 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15)
FGM6 vs. Nebraska (2-19) & OSU (2-15)
FGA15 vs. Nebraska (2-19)
FG%.455 (5-11) vs. Missouri (1-8)
3ptFGM3 vs. OSU (2-15) & Missouri (1-8)
3ptFTA7 vs. Nebraska (2-19)
3ptFG%.600 (3-5) vs. OSU (2-15) & Missouri (1-8)
FTM5 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15)
FTA6 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15)
FT%1.000 (4-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2)
REB10 vs. Texas Tech (2-5) & Missouri (1-8)
AST7 vs. Colorado (2-23)
STL3 vs. Colorado (2-23) & Texas A&M (2-9)
MIN36 vs. Nebraska (2-19)

Career Highs

Pts19 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15-00)
FGM6 vs. Nebraska (2-19) & OSU (2-15-00)
FGA15 vs. Nebraska (2-19-00)
FG%.455 (5-11) vs. Missouri (1-8-00)
3ptFGM3 vs. OSU (2-15) & Missouri (1-8-00)
3ptFTA7 vs. Nebraska (2-19-00)
3ptFG%.600 (3-5) vs. OSU (2-15) & Missouri (1-8-00)
FTM5 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15-00)
FTA6 vs. Oklahoma State (2-15-00)
FT%1.000 (4-4) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2-00)
REB10 vs. Texas Tech (2-5-00) & Missouri (1-8-00)
AST7 vs. Colorado (2-23-00)
STL3 vs. Colorado (2-23-00) & Texas A&M (2-9-00)
MIN36 vs. Nebraska (2-19-00)
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